Old Post Files: Oct. 25, 1923-2013
Published 8:00 am Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Old Post Files is a regular feature within the pages of The Vicksburg Post’s print edition and digital e-edition. This feature looks back at some of the happenings from the pages of The Vicksburg Post over the past few decades. Enjoy.
100 Years Ago: 1923
J.H. Murray and John Thornton went for a hunt on the Tennessee River. • Dorothy Pittman was visiting Mrs. E.S. Butts.
90 Years Ago: 1933
E.H. Mille, captain of the Dredge Bernard, died. • Jerry J. Buckley died at his home.
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80 Years Ago: 1943
Reginald Hossley was seriously ill at Camp Sutton, N.C. • Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Bell announced the birth of a daughter, Brenda.
70 Years Ago: 1953
Dexy Smith fell from a boxcar and was injured. • E.C. Duncan celebrated her 88th birthday.
60 Years Ago: 1963
Mrs. Charlie Davis was a patient at Vicksburg Hospital. • Services were held for J.R. Jenkins.
50 Years Ago: 1973
Paul Barnes served at St. Aloysius as drum major from 1973-1974. • Jimmy P. Balsara received the Army Research and Development award.
40 Years Ago: 1983
Tammie and Luke Norwood announced the birth of their son, Daniel Thomas.
30 Years Ago: 1993
Two Vicksburg Chemical employees were injured in an ammonia leak. • Pearl Hill Crawford died.
20 Years Ago: 2003
Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall predicted increased rail traffic in Vicksburg. • Madison Blaylock celebrated her third birthday.
10 Years Ago: 2013
NRoute almost broke even with help from the City of Vicksburg. • The City appointed new housing and convention center board members.